US Aviation Academy to expand their A&P Mechanic training program with Frontier Airlines TechOps recruiting!

Denton, Texas – June 24th, 2024 – US Aviation Academy (USAA), a premier aviation training institution, is proud to announce its strategic partnership with Frontier Airlines to introduce the “Transitioning Military Technician Pathway.” This innovative program is designed to support military veterans in transitioning to civilian careers within the aviation industry.

The Transitioning Military Technician Pathway Program aims to leverage the extensive technical skills and expertise of military veterans, providing them with specialized training and career opportunities in aircraft maintenance and technical roles at Frontier Airlines. This partnership underscores both organizations’ commitment to supporting veterans and enhancing the aviation industry’s workforce with skilled professionals.

Key Features of the A&P Mechanic Training Campus:

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Students will have access to classrooms and hangars equipped with the latest technology and aircraft models to facilitate real-world training experiences. Industry-Leading Curriculum: the curriculum will cover all aspects of airframe and powerplant mechanics, ensuring graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of the aviation industry. Experienced Instructors: teaching staff will include veteran aviation professionals with years of experience both in the field and in education; providing students with insights into the practical aspects of aircraft maintenance.

Specialized Training Curriculum: US Aviation Academy will offer a tailored training curriculum that builds on the existing skills of military veterans. The program will cover essential areas such as aircraft maintenance and regulatory compliance, ensuring that participants are fully prepared for civilian aviation careers.

Employment Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to join Frontier Airlines as aircraft technicians. This direct pathway to employment ensures a seamless transition for veterans into the civilian workforce.

Mentorship and Support: Participants will benefit from ongoing mentorship and support from both USAA and Frontier Airlines. Experienced professionals will provide guidance, helping veterans navigate their new careers and excel in their roles.

Financial Assistance

To further support veterans, US Aviation Academy and Frontier Airlines will offer financial assistance to eligible participants, making the program accessible to a broader range of military personnel.

Frontier Airlines is equally enthusiastic about the collaboration. “We are thrilled to welcome veterans into the Frontier family through this innovative pathway program,” said Antonio Garcia, Director, Talent for Frontier Airlines. “Their skills, discipline, and work ethic align perfectly with our values, and we are proud to provide them with rewarding career opportunities in aviation.”

Community Impact

The campus will also contribute to local economies by creating job opportunities and fostering a skilled workforce within Frontier’s maintenance base locations of Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO, Orlando, FL, and Las Vegas, NV.

Mike Sykes, Chief Executive Officer, US Aviation Academy, stated, “Joining forces with Frontier Airlines allows us to expand our mission of providing top-tier aviation education. Together, we’re excited to offer a unique pathway for individuals passionate about aviation maintenance to achieve their dreams.”


About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is an ultra-low cost carrier headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The company operates 148 A320 family aircraft and has the largest A320neo family fleet in the U.S. With approximately 200 new Airbus planes on order, Frontier will continue to grow to deliver on the mission of providing affordable travel across America.

About US Aviation Academy

US Aviation Group came under current ownership in 2006 and has grown from a hand full of Piper Warriors and a Seneca to one of the largest Part 141 flight academies in the country with over 130 aircraft at six locations. US Aviation’s growth is a product of professionalism, a commitment to safety, and excellence in training. These core values have made US Aviation Academy the choice flight training partners for colleges nationwide. In 2021 US Aviation launched its first Part 147 airframe and powerplant mechanic program which is rapidly expanding with three locations. New flight and mechanic campuses are coming soon. For more information, please visit


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Headquarters: 4850 Spartan Drive, Denton, TX, 76207



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